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Picking Raspberries with Mom

In North American Travel Locations, Random Thoughts On September 1, 2014 0 Comments

I had a lovely week in Indiana visiting with Mom last week. One highlight – we went raspberry picking so we could make a pie! When I was… Read More »

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Miss You Daddy

In Random Thoughts On August 30, 2014 0 Comments

Today is a rather sad day – nine years ago my father unexpectedly passed away. It’s weird as it feels like yesterday but at the same time, it… Read More »

Indy Fringe #2

Fantastic Fun with Boomwackers!

In Humor, North American Travel Locations On August 29, 2014 0 Comments

Until I saw the ensemble The Fourth Wall perform, I had never heard of the musical instrument called a boomwacker. Low and behold, a google search later verified… Read More »

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I’m Speaking at AARP Ideas@50+ Conference – who’s going?!?!

In Media, Speaking Gigs On August 26, 2014 0 Comments

I’m thrilled to announce I’m hosting an “Ask the Expert” session at the AARP Ideas@50+ Conference in San Diego!! I don’t have all the details yet although I’m… Read More »

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Al Fresco Dining in NYC

In North American Travel Locations, Random Thoughts On August 24, 2014 0 Comments

A dear friend was in town a week or so ago and we had a lovely dinner on the roof of the building of a mutual friend. Al… Read More »

Keep Refrigerated

Traveling with Medication that Requires Refrigeration

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns On August 21, 2014 0 Comments

In previous blogs, I’ve discussed how to help your parents pack their medications and medical devices (such as oxygen) and what to do if your prescriptions are lost… Read More »

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Jeff Koons at the Whitney Museum

In Humor, North American Travel Locations, Random Thoughts On August 19, 2014 0 Comments

I love going to museums around the world. In fact, Mom and I try to visit at least one museum in every city we visit (both in the… Read More »

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Coffee, oh coffee…..

In Humor On August 17, 2014 0 Comments

Coffee, oh coffee, how I love thee……

Happy Birthday

Travel with Aging Parents Hits the One Year Mark!!

In Asia-Pacific Travel Locations, Contest, Random Thoughts On August 15, 2014 0 Comments

Travel with Aging Parents hitting the one year mark this month! I was a bit nostalgic and rolled through all 131 blogs from the past year and identified… Read More »

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Booking a Hotel if your Parent has Special Needs

In Hotels, Mobility Challenges On August 14, 2014 0 Comments

Before I finalize the decision on which city or country to visit with my octogenarian mom (and particularly before booking anything that’s nonrefundable), I always take a quick… Read More »